BRANCH is a software that extends de novo transfrags and identifies novel transfrags with DNA contigs or genes of close related species. BRANCH discovers novel exons first and then extends/joins fragmented de novo transfrags, so that the resulted transfrags are more complete.
If you publish research that uses branch you have to cite it as follows: If you use BRANCH, please cite the following paper:
Bao E, Jiang T, Girke T (2013). BRANCH: boosting RNA-Seq assemblies with partial or related genomic sequences. Bioinformatics: epub.
- Validated 4/5/2018